5
Feb

Seguiriyas workshop

course — Level 2, Level 4, Level 1, Level 3


Sunday 5th February 2023

15:30 — 17:30

2 Hours


£56.00

Description

These monthly Special Flamenco workshops are taught from our studios in Battersea by expert teachers. In this occasion the workshop is open to flamenco learners with at least 1 year of dance experience. We highly recommend that you book a seat as soon as you can in order to avoid disappointment, as our courses fill up very fast!


About the workshop

Seguiriyas Workshop

Instructors:


Noemí Luz - dance

Magdalena Mannion - dance


An interactive session with two incredible and versatile flamenco dancers on Rhythm por Seguiriyas. This workshop is for dancers to work on creating and understanding rhythm patterns in the palo of Seguiriyas. We will use rhythmic material from our new production "Blue Ghost" to experiment with layering these rhythms and creating grooves! 


Make it Immersive!


Combine and save when you book the workshop and the evening performance of Blue Ghost Flamenco Show, where you get to see the guest teachers perform in a unique Flamenco show! Enjoy the workshop, refresh, recharge with some tapas at our in house tapas bar, and then stay for the show!

Location

Battersea Spanish

263-265 Battersea Park Road
London, SW11 4NE

Noemí Luz - Dancer

Noemí Luz is a dance artist and creator based between Spain and the UK whose work spans traditional, contemporary and experimental flamenco dance theatre. She has danced in renowned traditional flamenco tablaos in Spain such as Peña Flamenca La Perla de Cadiz, Tablao Arenal, Casa de la Guitarra, Café Zyriab and the CAAC, Seville as well as on Canal Sur TV. Noemí has been Co-Artistic Director of Dotdotdot Dance since 2014 and has choreographed for a number of productions, among them “In Body”, a triple bill originally commissioned and produced by Sadler’s Wells. Other choreographies include “Into Being” (Sadler’s Wells Take Over of the National Theatre River Stage, London / Dancenet, Sweden), “The Ugly Truth” (Coetani Festival of Experimental Flamenco, Athens / PAUL Studios, Berlin / Flamenco Fredag, Stockholm / Corto y bailo, Seville) & “No Frills” (Co-choreographed for Dotdotdot & winner of Buxton Fringe Dance Award 2014 & 2015). She has performed at festivals such as Sadler’s Wells Sampled, Flamenco y Mestizos (Madrid), Dancin’ Oxford, Buxton International Arts Festival & Antara Arts (UK). Most recently she premiered her full length production "Life, Melvin, is a fish" at the Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville as well as performing in Dancing Nation 2021, Sadler’s Wells’ online festival for BBC iPlayer & Spanish TV RTVE & Radio 3's Buzón de Baile. Collaborations include “La Tercera Mirada” with visual artist Emma Alcalá, an installation that raises awareness about domestic violence by looking at it through the eyes of a child.

Magdalena Mannion - Dancer

Magdalena is a flamenco dancer/choreographer based between London and Madrid. She trained extensively in Madrid at Amor de Dios, Conservatorio Superior de Danza María de Ávila, ESMUC, Northern Contemporary Dance and Merce Cunningham Studio NYC. 


Magdalena has been solist at some of Madrid’s top tablaos (performance venues), including Corral de la Morería, Café de Chinitas and Casa Patas, among others. She has worked for different touring companies such as Compañía Rafaela Carrasco, Compañía Miguel Angel Espino and Riverdance. 


Magdalena is the Co-artistic director of the contemporary flamenco company Dotdotdot Dance, whose work has been commissioned and produced by Sadler’s Wells as well as featured in different festivals including Flamencos y Mestizos 2015, Sampled Festival 2017 (Sadler’s Wells, The Lowry), Buxton International Festival 2018, National Theatre Riverstage 2018 and Dans i Nord 2019, BBC Arts and Spanish radio RTVE/Antena 3. 


The Tapas Room

Wine Shop, Tapas Bar & Delicatessen, The Tapas Room presents an unrivalled & thorough range of specialist Spanish & Basque Wine, Sherry, Cava, Vermouth and Craft Beers alongside a refined Tapas, charcuterie, cheese & deli menu. Make it a complete day out and book yourself a table after the workshop!

What people have to say

Attended such a fun and enjoyable flamenco workshop in the afternoon and then watched an amazing professional show in the evening at this fabulous Spanish cultural centre in Battersea last Saturday. Such a friendly and welcoming place and event. Indulged in delicious tapas and drinks at the onsite restaurant. Already booked for next month's event. Highly recommended.

Kate
Flamenco Student

Had an AMAZING experience learning Flamenco with Battersea Spanish! Such a fun learning environment, with great teachers! Learnt loads of new skills, a lot about flamenco culture and met some great new people!

Thais
Flamenco Student

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